Tag: gay

A teen’s parents insist she end her friendship with a gay friend

Published: October 26, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

The gay friend asks whether she can preserve the friendship.

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Shut out of my best friend without explanation

Published: May 27, 2015 | By | 27 Replies Continue Reading

A woman is perplexed when she is shut out and her best friend suddenly severs their friendship.

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A Gay Woman Wants Her Friendship Back

Published: April 5, 2015 | Last Updated: November 30, 2022 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
A Gay Woman Wants Her Friendship Back

A 62-year old gay woman asks for advice on resurrecting a platonic friendship. It seems like her friend wants some space and she doesn’t know how to men the friendship.

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When A Friend Threatens Suicide

Published: September 23, 2014 | Last Updated: February 26, 2022 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

There are limits to what a friend can do when someone threatens suicide.

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My friend came out and changed

Published: March 21, 2014 | Last Updated: March 21, 2014 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Coming out can be a significant transition that affects relationships.

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My best friend called my son a fag

Published: January 15, 2014 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

A woman expresses disappointment that her friend has called her homosexual son as a fag.

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Handling jealousy over my lesbian partner’s relationships with men

Published: December 10, 2012 | Last Updated: December 10, 2012 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

As partners become more familiar and used to each other, for better or worse, they generally feel more comfortable and complacent about showering each other with attention.

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My confusing relationship with my lesbian friend

Published: July 27, 2012 | Last Updated: March 24, 2013 By | 20 Replies Continue Reading

It’s not uncommon for straight women to sexualize lesbian friendships because unlike other intimate female friendships, sex may be an option.

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The awkwardness of friendship after dating

Published: May 21, 2012 | Last Updated: May 21, 2012 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Hello Dr. Irene, I really cared a lot about someone whom I dated. After the end of our dating relationship three years ago, I was devastated. However, I was very willing to be his friend. For the last two years, I was doing all of the hard work and effort to maintain this friendship.  […]

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Just friends or more than friends?

Published: April 12, 2012 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

In a complicated relationship, a woman wonder whether they are just friends.

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